1640–50; named after Tabor, city in Bohemia where the radical party of Hussites had its headquarters; see -ite1 (Source: dictionary.com)
Definitions of Taborite
- (in the 15th century) a member of the militant body of Hussites maintaining a strict literal interpretation of the Scriptures.
- : a member of the radical wing of the Hussites rejecting everything without direct biblical warrant except war (as waged fiercely under Ziska)
Example sentences for Taborite
- Its emphatic decision in favor of the Calixtin doctrine broke up the Taborite organization.
- He sharply attacks the view of the Taborite priests, which was similar to that afterwards adopted by the Calvinists.
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